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About Bird & Bird

Brussels Office Since:


Firm Description

We are a truly international firm, organised around our clients. With our full service offering and extensive tech expertise, we’ll help you to unlock the potential of change to realise your ambitions.

Owner Structure


International Structure

With more than 1,400 lawyers and legal practitioners across a worldwide network of 32 offices, Bird & Bird delivers expertise across a full range of legal services as well as offering public affairs advice in Brussels and The Hague.

Key Strengths

Our Regulatory & Public Affairs team works in an integrated way with the firm’s legal experts to offer clients an efficient, coordinated approach to address evolving legislation and compliance issues. We analyse business sectors, engage with decision makers to convey policy priorities and assess the practical impact of regulatory change on business. Our team also provides cross-jurisdictional mapping of the transposition of new legislation at national level.

Number of Public Affairs Consultants


Testimonials and why clients like to work with us

“The team at Bird & Bird assists public and private sector clients with a range of compliance issues with EU regulations including GDPR and the digital single market. The law firm offers strong experience advising on regulatory matters concerning big data, IT project implementation and cybersecurity.”

Chambers, Europe-wide 2023.

Bird & Bird’s Public Affairs team advises a range of tech, media and trade clients. ‘They are fast and flexible and have an excellent working pan-European network. As a multinational company with a footprint across Europe, we often need advice in several European jurisdictions. Bird & Bird’s one-stop-shop mechanism works really well and quickly. They also have a pragmatic approach.’

Legal 500, EMEA 2024

Best in Brussels 2023/24 Report

Best in Brussels is the first and only independent resource for organisations wanting to identify, compare and choose the best partners in Brussels for their advocacy needs.